So, I've discovered mobile blogging, which may just help me keep this thing updated more often because now I can blog from literally anywhere! Even in bed, which I'm sure R will tease me for, but it'll be great when I can't sleep.
So, the appointment today went good but not great. Destructor is overall healthy and doing well developmentally. But he's small. Very small. He's fallen back down to the 6th percentile for weight (still in the 60's for head circumference though!), and to the 21st for length. His doctor is concerned, but wants to take a wait and watch approach. We went over what C eats in a day, and she was very surprised that he is eating so much but not gaining. It's very possible he just has R's metabolism (R is 6' tall and 125lbs, if I haven't mentioned that before), but he wasn't a skinny baby so she doesn't want to just assume that is the case and not monitor C closely.
Just to give you an idea of how much C eats, he's breastfed an average of nine times a day and supplemented with formula, eats three meals a day including cereal mixed with formula and a wide variety of fruits and veggies (particularly the higher calorie ones), and he snacks in between meals! The kid should really be thirty pounds with his intake, but he's only just over seventeen right now.
She doesn't want me to change anything right now - we're just going to go back to monthly appointments and keep monitoring him and see how that goes.
Anyone else have a small baby and have any thoughts they'd like to share? I'm just trying not to stress out about it, because he's obviously doing very well despite his slow weight gain.
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